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CACI International Project Manager in Florham Park, New Jersey

Project Manager

Job Category: Project and Program Management

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: None

CACI is looking for a Project Manager to join our NSIS (National Security & Innovative Solutions) division, supporting our Photonics team-- we are expanding! With a core technology base that includes high-speed electro-optics, fiber optics, and high-power lasers, our laser communications technology is helping NASA provide high-definition video from the International Space Station, and to explore asteroids 250 million miles away. Our other optical technology can also help scientists discover biohazards; support intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) missions; and protect soldiers from explosive devices. Do you have a passion for innovation? Apply now and join the team!

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Maximize program performance through active schedule, cost, and risk management

  • Work with team members to define, baseline, and manage work scope.

  • Develop Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) for assigned projects.

  • Provide baseline budget and schedule estimates for projects.

  • Work with people managers to identify resources and perform project resource planning.

  • Perform project Integrated Master Schedule development and tracking utilizing MS Project.

  • Work with project teams on IMS tracking, Schedule Risk Assessment (SRA), and Earned Value Management (EVM)

  • Perform critical path analysis, track progress against baselines, perform what-if analyses, and develop contingency plans.

  • Work with Cost Account Managers (CAMs) and Program Leads to record and track Earned Value metrics and perform Estimates To Complete (ETCs).

  • Attend project team meetings and facilitate tracking/completion of action items.

  • Attend project Risk Management Board (RMB) meetings to identify, manage, and mitigate risks, opportunities, and issues. Keep track of all risks and mitigations.

  • Collect, organize, and analyze key program performance and planning data.

  • Prepare weekly and monthly progress reports on all assigned projects.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in an engineering organization or an equivalent combination of education, skills and experience

  • Strong desire to lead teams planning and executing to a program schedule and budget.

  • Strong knowledge of Project Management concepts and techniques.

  • Experience with Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) scheduling utilizing MS Project or equivalent

  • Strong organization skills, accuracy, attention to detail and a high degree of initiative.

  • Strong oral communication including the ability to express ideas and information and facilitate an open exchange of ideas.

  • Solid written communication skills with the ability to express facts and ideas in writing in a succinct and organized manner.

  • Strong team collaboration and analytical skills with ability to execute and follow-through on tasks to completion.

  • Demonstrated problem solving to include the ability to identify and analyze problems; use sound reasoning to arrive at conclusions; find alternative solutions to complex problems; distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information to make logical judgments.

  • Requires a high degree of independent thought and decision making.

  • Microsoft Office skills including Excel, PowerPoint and Word

  • US Citizenship required

  • Active Secret or above security clearance

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Knowledge of program financial concepts, including P&L, MR, ROS, etc.

  • Some knowledge of Earned Value Management System techniques and reporting.

  • Top Secret clearance is preferred as position requires working in the SCIF

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 60 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.